Washington DC – Art Awaits – Jan. 2012

By |January 9th, 2012|

High on the list of DC’s attractions, especially when it’s cold outside, are the amazing Smithsonian museums, all of which are free! Book a stay at Akwaaba DC and plan a weekend of museum hopping. Check out some of our favorites:

Air and Space Museum—World’s largest collection of air and space crafts. Featured exhibits–Aircraft: The Jet

Washington DC – Experience the Dream – Jan. 2012

By |January 9th, 2012|

The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University presentLet Freedom Ring!
featuring Bobby McFerrin
D.C. is the place to be for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday. Pay tribute to the Civil Rights giant at his magnificent memorial, then “Let Freedom Ring” at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts where at 6pm a musical celebration of King’s

Cape May – Color Blocking – Jan. 2012

By |January 9th, 2012|

From Jan. 16-April 15, step back in time at the Carriage House Museum of the Emlen Physick Estate museum house, where you’ll find Wendell White’s Schools for the Colored photo exhibit, depicting the landscape and architecture of historically segregated schools in northern states.

Nationally renowned New Jersey photographer White showcases 50 photos, including a retrospective of

Cape May – Brew & Vino – Jan. & Feb 2012

By |January 9th, 2012|


Cape May Brewing Co.

Every Saturday, you can visit a micro-brewery and sample amazing ales or tour a winery and learn exactly what it takes to go from vine to wine. Cape May Brewing Co. brews up a good time from 12-4pm.


Cape May Winery
Cape May Winery, meanwhile, tours its facility and vineyards starting at 3pm, followed

New York – Fun & Free! – Jan. & Feb 2012

By |January 9th, 2012|


Two of Brooklyn’s premiere arts and culture venues invite you to listen to live music, dance, nosh and mingle afterhours at a price you can’t beat—free.

First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum–a must. You get to take in the art—the Egyptian collection is one of the best anywhere—party to live tunes, hear speakers, watch films and

New York – Make Your Way to Old Broadway – Jan. & Feb 2012

By |January 9th, 2012|


When you’re not sipping tea by the fire at Akwaaba Mansion, check out these hot new shows on B’way. Starring stellar Black talent, these productions are also a great way to celebrate Black History Month.

Stick Fly — Presented by super songbird Alicia Keyes, this dramatic play proves that when it comes to family, you’re stuck.